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Accountants and Auditors

in Massachusetts

Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data. Excludes "Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents" (13-2081).

Occupation Projection for Accountants and Auditors

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
132011  Accountants and Auditors 37,166 40,334 3,168 8.52 % 1,144 2,230 317 3,691 Bachelor's degree 

Accountants and Auditors Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2018
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    12,380  33 % 13,860  34 % 1,480  12 % $84,260
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    12,380  33 % 13,860  34 % 1,480  12 % $84,260
Finance and Insurance    4,580  12 % 4,910  12 % 330  7 % $88,330
Management of Companies and Enterprises    2,440  7 % 2,630  7 % 190  7 % $80,640
Management of Companies and Enterprises    2,440  7 % 2,630  7 % 190  7 % $80,640
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    2,240  6 % 2,410  6 % 170  7 % $98,190
Wholesale Trade    1,730  5 % 1,800  4 % 70  4 % $83,390
Health Care and Social Assistance    1,630  4 % 1,780  4 % 150  10 % $73,840
Educational Services    1,400  4 % 1,580  4 % 180  13 % $74,660
Educational Services    1,400  4 % 1,580  4 % 180  13 % $74,660
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    1,130  3 % 1,240  3 % 110  10 % $77,300
Real Estate    1,090  3 % 1,200  3 % 110  10 % $76,780
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    1,040  3 % 1,170  3 % 130  12 % $73,800
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    1,020  3 % 1,080  3 % 60  5 % $78,400
Construction    830  2 % 930  2 % 100  12 % $80,150
Hospitals    710  2 % 760  2 % 50  8 % $79,940
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    680  2 % 620  2 % -60  -8 % $78,110
Information    680  2 % 690  2 % 10  1 % $76,120
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    660  2 % 680  2 % 20  4 % $84,980
Other Services (except Government)    520  1 % 570  1 % 50  9 % $77,070
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    420  1 % 460  1 % 40  9 % $76,610
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    400  1 % 380  1 % -20  -4 % $75,110
Ambulatory Health Care Services    400  1 % 450  1 % 50  13 % $78,220
Specialty Trade Contractors    350  1 % 390  1 % 40  14 % $83,400
Social Assistance    350  1 % 380  1 % 30  8 % $63,100
Construction of Buildings    330  1 % 380  1 % 50  14 % $77,270
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    320  1 % 360  1 % 40  10 % $81,670
Accommodation and Food Services    290  1 % 310  1 % 20  6 % $73,820
Chemical Manufacturing    180  0 % 180  0 % 0  1 % $79,490
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    180  0 % 180  0 % 0  0 % $80,120
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    170  0 % 190  0 % 20  12 % $70,810
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    150  0 % 150  0 % 0  5 % $75,330
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries    150  0 % 160  0 % 10  10 % $84,010
Other Information Services    120  0 % 130  0 % 10  10 % $85,050
Nonstore Retailers    120  0 % 140  0 % 20  19 % $74,690
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    120  0 % 120  0 % 0  1 % $78,660
Food Manufacturing    110  0 % 120  0 % 10  8 % $71,530
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing    100  0 % 100  0 % 0  2 % $79,610
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    100  0 % 110  0 % 10  5 % $74,060
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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